Sorting your content in Activity Insight reports

Activity Insight (Also known as Digital Measures) allows the option to automatically sort reports in a variety of format, which you might find helpful. For instance, you can auto-sort your scheduled teaching by semester/year, as shown in this tutorial: In the...

Lecturing from the Screen

Instructional videos can help learners to spend extra time on learning tasks. You have probably seen many of your peers using something called “screencasting” to teach. Screencasting allows you to record what is going on on your screen which you would like to show to...

Deduct For Late Submissions

Deducting grades from students for late submission is not only unpleasant, but also tedious.  You can have Canvas automate the process.  Here is how: 1. Go to course settings. 2. Under “feature options,” turn on “new gradebook.” 3. Click on the...

Back-to-school list for Canvas

As you get ready for the beginning of the semester, you might also create a virtual classroom by using Canvas. Canvas can be used to share class materials, collect assignments, communicate with students and grade assessments. You may use one or two features, or you...